Think Before Tapping Your 401(k) as Emergency Fund

Posted on 23. Jun, 2020 by in COVID-19, IRS, Retirement Accounts

Do you need a quick infusion of cash? Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, you may be able to take money out of a qualified plan, like a 401(k), or an IRA, with favorable tax consequences. But should you do it? You might view withdrawing money from a retirement account as […]

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Are You Prepared?

Posted on 02. Jun, 2020 by in Disaster Plan, Small Business Tips

As small business owners with many of us working from our homes, we do not think about what a disaster can do to our businesses.┬áBut over the last couple of months, living through a pandemic, we realize we do need to prepare. With us entering Hurricane season, even those not located in the path of […]

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Apple Tip: Apps for Disaster Planning – iPhone & iPad

Posted on 30. Aug, 2011 by in MAC Tip

Here are some apps that can also help you in case of disaster. iPad: itemizer by Digital2Analog Software. Itemizer helps you keep track of just about anything such as possessions, product catalogs, collectibles, inventory, etc. The app is available at the iTunes store for $4.99. iPhone: About my Home by Accord Technologies LLC. About My […]

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Website of the Month: Disaster Planning Tools

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Website Resource

Ready.gov has available a sample Business Emergency Plan which can be downloaded by visiting ready.gov. The SBA has a website called PrepareMyBusiness. This website is filled with resources including planning documents to download; event schedules listing upcoming webinars plus links to view archived webinars; and should disaster strike, resources that can help you get back […]

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Are You Prepared if Disaster Struck?

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by in Misc. Articles, VirtualConnections Newsletter

This post has been modified from its original version. (October 2013) With so many small business owners working from their home offices, it is so important to think about what a disaster can do to your business. A disaster can strike at any time and does not necessarily have to be weather related. Here in […]

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